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smolder also: (British English) smoulder
American English: /ˈsmoʊldər/
British English: /ˈsməʊldə/

Translation of smolder in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • 1.1
    (fire) (sin llama)
    (eyes)
    the building was still smoldering the next day
    el edificio seguía ardiendo lentamente al día siguiente
    his passion smoldered (on) for years
    la pasión siguió consumiéndolo durante años
    her eyes smoldered with passion
    sus ojos ardían de pasión [literary]
    1.2
    also: smoldering present participle
    (eyes)
    ardiente de pasión [literary]
    (passion/hatred)
    que consume
    (ruin/ashes)

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